Says wheels set in motion to fill 26,754 posts in various departments of state government
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday handed over appointment letters to 57 appointees on compassionate ground in the Local Government and Police department. Handing over the appointment letters on compassionate ground to the appointees here at Punjab Bhawan, the Chief Minister wished them success in their career and a bright future.
He said that out of these 57 appointees, 50 are from the Local Government department whereas seven are from the Police department. Bhagwant Mann said that the appointees have passed through several hardships after passing away of their breadwinners. The Chief Minister said that the loss of their beloved ones was irreparable and could never be compensated by anyone.
However, Bhagwant Mann said that these appointments will help in mitigating the woes of these aggrieved families and help them to lead their lives with dignity. The Chief Minister said that he had already asked all the departments to expedite the process of filling the posts meant for compassionate appointments. The Chief Minister said that the state government has launched a massive recruitment drive to fill 26,754 posts.
Bhagwant Mann said that he had already asked the various departments to speed up the process of filling these posts. He further said that the state government is committed to complete the process of filling these posts in a transparent and fair manner. Prominent among others who were present on the occasion, Chief Secretary Anirudh Tewari, DGP VK Bhawra, Principal Secretary Vivek Partap Singh and Special Principal Secretary to CM Ravi Bhagat.